Patient Story

‘You’ve given her a new life’

Shoulder pain haunted 84-year-old Julie Meiste every moment of every day. After shoulder replacement surgery, she looks forward to living pain-free.

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Helping Grandpa, bead by bead

A 10-year-old’s craft project becomes a source of motivation for people receiving stem cell transplants.

Patient Story

‘He can do the impossible’

Henry Brown is defying the odds and working to beat a rare cancer with the help of his sidekick Jack-Jack and a whole team that loves him.

Lung cancer survival improving

Study: The key is early detection. At a high risk? Get screened.

Survey: Many fear cancer, but feel powerless

More than half of Americans say they're concerned about developing cancer—and 1 in 4 believe there's nothing they can do to prevent it.

Patient Story

The vestiges of war

Vietnam veteran Patrick Wilson, a former smoker, underwent surgery for lung cancer—only to learn he had an enlarged aorta, too.

9 foods to boost your energy

Try these tasty treats packed with fuel and nutrition to get you through winter.

Patient Story

‘They caught it early’

A first-in-the-U.S. biopsy that combined three leading-edge technologies identifies stage 1 lung cancer, which makes all the difference for 81-year-old Mac Brown.

Talcum powder and mesothelioma link?

A new study looks at 33 people who developed this rare cancer as a result of possible asbestos exposure in powder.

Patient Story

A red flag

Chris Groenheide knew she couldn't dismiss an irregular cycle as the beginning stage of menopause. A series of tests led to a troubling diagnosis: cancer.

The growing melanoma risk

The incidence of deadly melanoma on the head and neck has risen steadily in young adults and children.

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‘She’s a warrior’

Young bride and mother, Cassie England, resolves to beat cancer.

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